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Sydney (SYD) to London (LON)

All the information you need to plan the best SYD to LON flight in 2021: compare Sydney to London flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in London.
SYD - LON
Price
$832 - $1,370
LON
Temperature
4 - 17 °C
LON
Precipitation
40 - 70 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 28% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 16% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$1,109

From Sydney Kingsford Smith to London (LON)

One-way from

$661

One-way flight from Sydney Kingsford Smith to London (LON)

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Sydney to London?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 61 days in advance to save up to 16% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 61 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Sydney to London 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $1,428, or $1,529 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Sydney to London?

February is one of the best times of the year to fly to London from Sydney. Prices for February average $1,320 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $987. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a February flight can save you 38% on your journey compared to booking in February

When is the cheapest time to fly from Sydney to London (SYD - LON)?

Unlike in the afternoon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 10% on flights from Sydney to London by exploring options for tickets in the morning.

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Sydney to London?

Monday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 14%.

Cheap flights from Sydney to London in October, November 2021

The best prices found for SYD to LON flights in October, November
3 Nov - 10 Nov
$748pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
15 Nov - 22 Nov
$1,268pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
29 Nov - 7 Sep
$1,332pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Sydney Kingsford Smith to London 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to London from Sydney found for this year
3 Nov - 10 Nov
$748pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
15 Nov - 22 Nov
$1,268pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
29 Nov - 7 Sep
$1,332pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Direct flights to London from Sydney

Save time with Sydney to London direct flight deals
1 Feb - 28 Feb
$1,631pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Qantas Airways
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
9 Feb - 23 Feb
$1,637pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Qantas Airways
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
6 Feb - 27 Feb
$1,675pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Qantas Airways
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Last-minute flights from Sydney to London

Late deals on return flights to London from Sydney, departing today and this week
30 Oct - 13 Nov
$1,397pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
28 Oct - 6 Nov
$1,409pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
31 Oct - 13 Nov
$1,413pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

One-way flights to London from Sydney

The cheapest one-way flights from Sydney to London
06:20 - 10:55
Virgin Atlantic
1 stop
39h 35m
SYD - LHR
Virgin Atlantic
$661
Virgin Atlantic
09:50 - 16:40
Austrian Airlines
2 stops
41h 50m
SYD - LHR
Austrian Airlines
$724
aua.com
17:30 - 12:20
ANA
1 stop
28h 50m
SYD - LHR
ANA
$736
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Flight FAQs

From Sydney to London

What airport do you fly from for flights from Sydney to London?

Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD) is the airport you will fly out of if you book a flight from Sydney to London. You should not have trouble finding flights to London from Kingsford Smith; the airport handles an average of 0 outbound flights to London per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 27 airlines have flights from the Sydney airport to London. It is only a 7.5 km journey to Kingsford Smith (SYD) from Sydney’s city centre.

Which airlines flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to London have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Cathay Pacific, British Airways, and Emirates flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to London have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to London to control the spread of COVID-19?

Philippine Airlines and Etihad Airways are some of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to London are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, socially-distanced seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Can I find flights from Sydney to London for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sydney to London for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Virgin Atlantic for just $748, but on average you can expect to pay $1,255.

Are there direct flights from Sydney to London for under $1,700 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Sydney to London under $1,700. A good price for a direct flight from Sydney to London is less than $1,808.

Are there last-minute flights available from Sydney to London for under $1,400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Sydney to London within the next 7 days for less than $1,400.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Sydney to London return?

Our cheapest airline available from Sydney to London is Virgin Atlantic. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $748 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Thai Airways and Etihad Airways, starting at $1,347 and $1,351 round-trip. You may be able to fly from Sydney to London for 43% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Sydney to London one-way?

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $661 on Virgin Atlantic. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Austrian Airlines from $719 and Thai Airways from $721 one-way.

What are the cheapest flights from Sydney to London?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Sydney to London? While on average our users pay $2,830, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $499. The most popular route (Sydney Kingsford Smith - London Heathrow), is priced around $748.

What are the most popular routes from Sydney to London?

When deciding which route to take from Sydney to London, consider Sydney Kingsford Smith - London Heathrow, Sydney Kingsford Smith - London Gatwick or Sydney Kingsford Smith - London City, as they are the most popular.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Sydney to London?

Before booking your flight from Sydney to London, check out the most popular airlines for this route: American Airlines, Air France or Air India.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for London, England

Do I need a COVID test to fly to London from Sydney?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Sydney Kingsford Smith to London

Most visitors from Sydney Kingsford Smith need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter London.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Sydney Kingsford Smith must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to London.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Sydney Kingsford Smith are not required to quarantine after entering London.

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Mandatory passenger locator form - Submit the form any time in the 48 hours before arriving in the UK. Show the form when checking in your plane, train or ferry to the UK.

Managed quarantine package for Scotland - All travelers arriving directly to Scotland are required to book their Managed Quarantine Package prior to travel.

COVID-19 testing package - All travelers must book and pay for a COVID-19 Testing Package prior to travel to England and Scotland.


Do I need a test to fly back to Sydney from London?

Returning to Sydney Kingsford Smith from London

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from London must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Sydney Kingsford Smith.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from London are not required to quarantine after entering Sydney Kingsford Smith.

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Destination information for London

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Sydney to London.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = £0.55
Average temperature for October in London
16.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in London
71.0 mm

Airports servicing Sydney

Airports servicing London

Gatwick (LGW)
Stansted (STN)
London City (LCY)
Luton (LTN)
Southend (SEN)

Top 10 airlines flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to London

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Sydney to London choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
China Airlines
$639 $1,279 No cancel fee 70%
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Malaysia Airlines
$815 $1,128 No cancel fee 67%
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Philippine Airlines
$818 $1,196 No cancel fee 60%
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China Eastern
$893 $1,346 No cancel fee 62%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by China Eastern. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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China Southern
$901 $1,513 No cancel fee 69%
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Air China
$906 $1,280 No cancel fee 67%
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Asiana Airlines
$952 $1,467 No cancel fee 76%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Asiana Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Thai Airways
$967 $1,476 No cancel fee 77%
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Virgin Atlantic
$1,023 $1,420 No cancel fee 72%
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Virgin Australia
$1,040 $1,464 No cancel fee 80%
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